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WPIC 2.26 Sexual Motivation—Definition

11 WAPRAC WPIC 2.26Washington Practice Series TMWashington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal

11 Wash. Prac., Pattern Jury Instr. Crim. WPIC 2.26 (5th Ed)
Washington Practice Series TM
Washington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal
January 2024 Update
Washington State Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions
Part I. General Instructions
WPIC CHAPTER 2. Definitions
WPIC 2.26 Sexual Motivation—Definition
Sexual motivation means that one of the purposes for which the defendant committed the crime was for the purpose of [his or her] sexual gratification.
Use this instruction with WPIC 160.00 (Concluding Instruction—Special Verdict—Penalty Enhancements) and WPIC 190.08 (Sexual Motivation—Special Verdict).
RCW 9.94A.030(48).
This definition has been upheld as being neither unconstitutionally vague nor void for overbreadth. State v. Halstien, 122 Wn.2d 109, 857 P.2d 270 (1993) (interpreting parallel provision in the Juvenile Justice Act).
[Current as of November 2018.]
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